| May 24, 2012
Football life at the Saints camp these days has a very different feel.
As organized team activities kicked off this week, head coach Sean Payton was in New Orleans. But, Payton suspended for a year and barred from any contact with the team, introduced...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:00 PM
We finished our sixth practice today and thus far we have gotten through the majority of our first and second down work. That would be our run packages, our run defenses, our protections, and some of our blitzes. We’re...
| May 31, 2012
| 2:03 PM
New Orleans Saints Linebacker Curtis Lofton
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Has Jonathan Vilma helped you out in your transition to the Saints?
“Vilma’s been doing this for a while, but I’ve also been doing it four years. I have a few...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:15 AM
A week into free agency, the movement among free-agent linebackers has been limited, especially when it comes to the inside linebackers. There have been some signings at the position -- such as Joe Mays re-signing in Denver and Dan Connor joining Dallas...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:39 PM
The Saints, razor thin at linebacker, have found help in Seattle.
Monday ngiht, the Saints acquire veteran linebacker Barrett Ruud from the Seahawks for an undisclosed draft pick.
The Saints are quite familiar with Ruud. He entered the league with Tampa...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The Saints philosophy is next man up and in the case of their linebackers, it's next men up from the west coast.
Monday, the Saints acquired veteran linebacker Barrett Ruud from Seattle for an undisclosed draft pick.
All three starting linebackers are...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Fighting for reputation
What a quagmire.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell did, in fact, base his ruling on overwhelming evidence, both in the form of testimony and records found on the Saints' computer systems.
About the only...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt, who'll be acting head coach during Sean Payton's suspension, answered questions from the media Tuesday.
“I want to share with you some of the things I shared with (Commissioner Roger...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:45 PM
New Orleans Saints Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Joe Vitt & Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo
Friday, April 27, 2012
Vitt Opening Statement:
Vitt: “We’re really excited about our pick, Akiem Hicks. It’s...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:35 AM
UPDATE: NFL Players' Association releases statement on bounty punishments:
"After seeing the NFL's decision letters, the NFLPA has still not received any detailed or specific evidence from the league of these specific players' involvement in an alleged...
| May 24, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Jonathan Vilma wasn’t out there today. Is his absence a knee issue?
“We have this six-hour rule that we have to adhere to. We had to make the decision. We sat down and talked with him about it too. We have opted to have him at all of our...